Admissions Long Term Intern

2018 U.S. Open Internship

Admissions Long Term

Shinnecock Hills I Southampton, NY

Position Timeframe: Full-Time, February 26, 2018 through June 29, 2018


Are you interested in joining a dynamic team that is an integral part of the USGA? The U.S. Open Championship internship is a great way to gain valuable experience in sports management.  Whether you work in Merchandising, Operations, Championship or Will Call, you will gain valuable experience and see firsthand how an exemplary golf championship is run.

The 118th U.S. Open Championship will be held at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, which is a golf course in the northeast United States, located in Southampton, New York, 90 miles east of New York City. The 2018 U.S. Open will mark the fifth time the course has hosted the national championship.


What You Can Expect:

2 long term interns are needed for Full-Time Internships from late-February to the end of June to work in the U.S. Open Admissions Office in Far Hills, NJ, as well as approximately 3 weeks on-site at the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club.

The purpose of the positions is to learn and assist with all aspects of the U.S. Open fan customer service including the on-site Will Call function. Once on-site, you will be credentialed as a USGA Staff member as we prepare and manage the Will Call process around the course.


Additional Duties Include:

  • Assist the admissions office with day to day functions
  • Assist with special projects and mailings
  • Respond and take action on emails and calls from current and potential ticket buyers
  • Assist with U.S. Open ticket distribution
  • Help with the ticket and credential fulfillment for all USGA Staff
  • Follow up with all returned mail from ticket fulfillment


What You Bring to the USGA:

  • Clear and professional phone manners – required
  • Organized and detail oriented – required
  • Basic computer skills – required
  • Able to work independently – required
  • Strong Customer Service – required
  • Ability to multitask - required
  • Golf knowledge – helpful


To Apply:

Please click the following link to apply: U.S. Open Long Term Admissions Internship


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Intern may perform other duties as assigned. Please note that housing is not provided for interns in Far Hills, NJ but that housing will be provided near Southampton, NY while on-site at the championship.


About the USGA:

The USGA conducts the U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open and U.S. Senior Open, as well as 10 national amateur championships, two state team championships and international matches. Together with The R&A, the USGA governs the game worldwide, jointly administering the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status, Equipment Standards and World Amateur Golf Rankings. The USGA’s working jurisdiction comprises the United States, its territories and Mexico.

The USGA is a global leader in the development and support of sustainable golf course management practices. It serves as a primary steward for the game’s history and funds an ongoing “For the Good of the Game” charitable giving program. Additionally, the USGA’s Course Rating and Handicap systems are used on six continents in more than 50 countries.


The United States Golf Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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